Alan J Pakula was arguably one of the most inside of the outsiders. As a producer, he had critical and commercial form for his work with director Robert Mulligan including the multi award-winning To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). His decision to transition to directing for a Hollywood studio was effortless.
However, for Klute, his second as director, the tone became darker and more conspiratorial, a theme that was to become his – and the country’s – trademark with The Parallax View (1974) and All the President’s Men (1976).
Jane Fonda remarkably portrays the richly complex character of upmarket sex worker Bree Daniels who becomes the centre of a missing-person investigation. This role marks Fonda’s shift from her 60s starlet image to an actor of intensity and conviction on screen, whilst simultaneously gaining a public reputation for political activism off screen. A year after the release of the film, she would very publicly and with long lasting controversy take her anti-Vietnam war stance to Hanoi.
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